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Poems of Paul Celan

Author: Paul Celan; Michael Hamburger
Publisher: London : Anvil Press Poetry, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This is a new, revised edition of an Anvil Classic. Paul Celan was one of the great poets of the twentieth century. Born into a Jewish family in a German enclave of Romania, his life and work were indelibly marked by the Holocaust: his parents perished in a camp, he was lucky to survive. The Jewish experience and the force of history stretched language, and Celan himself, beyond breaking point. Celan committed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Paul Celan; Paul Celan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Celan; Michael Hamburger
ISBN: 9780856463990 085646399X
OCLC Number: 122954971
Language Note: Parallel German text and English translation ; introd. in English.
Notes: Includes indexes.
Awards: Winner of European Poetry Translation Prize 1990
Description: 429 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: translated and introduced by Michael Hamburger.

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Includes the uncollected longer poem "Wolf's Bean", several additional short poems, and the essay "On Translating Celan" in which the author discusses the challenges faced over many years in his  Read more...

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